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Apollo's Modern Day Connection

English 1-2 period 1R
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Raelin Tamargo

on 14 October 2013

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Apollo's Modern Day Connection
Background
Parents are Zeus and Leto
Has a twin sister named Artemis
Known as the "Sun God";drives his chariot across the sky
Also known as the god of music; created, and played, the lute
Taught how to play the lyre by Hermes
"Apollo's symbols were the lyre, the tripod, the laurel tree and the navel stone" ( Greek-Gods.Info)
Strengths
Creative
Most beautiful god
Supported all the arts
Weaknesses
Got into trouble over love
His conquests number in the dozens.
Relationship to Greek Culture
As the Sun god, he brought sunlight to the world
Apollo was the god of prophecy and oracles, healing, plague and disease, music, song and poetry, archery, and the protection of the young. (Theoi)
Resources
Atsma, Aaron J. "APOLLON." APOLLO. Theoi
Project Copyright, 2000 - 2011. Web. 13 Oct. 2013.
Evslin, Bernard. "Apollo." Heroes, Gods, and
Monsters of the Greek Myths. New York: Dell Laurel-Leaf, 1966. 36-47. Print.
Hatzitsinidou, Evangelia. "Olympian Gods »
Apollo, the God of the Sun and the Music." Olympian Gods » Apollo, the God of the Sun and the Music. N.p., 12 Oct. 2013. Web. 13 Oct. 2013.


Modern Day Connections
In New York, there is a theater called the Apollo Theater (Apollo is the god of music)
NASA named one of their spacecrafts Apollo 13 (Apollo drives his chariot across the sky)
By: Raelin Tamargo
Apollo riding his chariot.
Apollo Theater in New York
Apollo 13 spacecraft
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